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Cultural Services Manager - Regular Full-Time
Municipality: Township of Langley This posting closed on

November 17, 2021
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 21-E016 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Arts, Culture and Community Initiatives
Job Description: Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 140,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a regular full-time Cultural Services Manager to join our team of professionals in the Arts, Culture and Community Initiatives Division. The Township is anticipating the opening of a new Class “A” 38,000 square foot Arts, Culture and Heritage Centre, Salishan Place by the River in 2023, and this position will provide leadership and direction to a team that is currently located at the Langley Centennial Museum.

Reporting to the Director of Arts, Culture and Community Initiatives, in this Exempt position you will be responsible for managing and coordinating the overall programming and operations at the current location of the Langley Centennial Museum, the (future) cultural centre and other similar amenities throughout the Township. The Cultural Services Manager works with community organizations and partners including the Langley Arts Council, Langley Heritage Society, the stɑl̓əw̓ Arts and Cultural Society, the q̓ic̓əy̓ (Katzie), q̓ʷɑ:n̓ƛ̓ən̓ (Kwantlen), Máthekwi (Matsqui), and se’mya’me (Semiahmoo) First Nations to champion arts, culture and heritage connections, ensuring that a full scope of programs, services and events are available in the community. Salishan Place by the River will include an Art Gallery, an Indigenous museum, a community museum, an archive, an Indigenous repository, a 170-seat presentation theatre, classrooms, a printmaking studio and a public library. This position requires an individual with a broad range of knowledge and experience.

The Cultural Services Manager ensures that facilities and programs are designed to meet the needs and interests of our community. This position acts as a municipal resource for community arts and cultural programs and will liaise and work in cooperation with various divisions, including Recreation to ensure a consistent and smooth delivery of leisure programs and services. The work entails considerable liaison with user groups, community organizations and the general public. You will have oversight of the Township’s library services agreement will participate with other staff in the coordination of the Township of Langley’s Public Art Program. You will supervise a staff of unionized and contract recreation and cultural workers with responsibility for the recruitment, selection, training, evaluation and discipline of all staff.

Your education will include university graduation with a degree in Fine Arts, History, Anthropology, Museum Studies, Cultural Resources Management or a related discipline, plus a minimum of 5-years sound managerial experience. Valid First Aid and CPR Certificates, Serving it Right certification and a Fire Arms Possession/Acquisition License are required (may be obtained within 6 months of hire).

This position is defined by the Township of Langley as a position of trust (Child Safety) and requires a Police Information Check.

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications / licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered. Please title your attachments with the number of this competition and have these documents ready to upload when you apply:
• BC Class 5 (full-privilege) Driver’s License or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must upload a current Personal Driving Record (select the 5 year option if obtaining online) with your application that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date of this competition. To obtain a copy of your Personal Driving Record, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license or the Driver Factor Report will not be accepted.

A competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefit package is available with this Exempt position. For more information, please contact the Human Resources Division.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

The closing date for this competition is November 17, 2021.

We appreciate all applications; however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Web Address:
Address: Township of Langley
4th Floor Civic Facility
20338 65 Avenue
Langley, BC, V2Y 3J1
Opening Date: October 20, 2021 08:30 AM
Closing Date: November 17, 2021 04:30 PM